Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

 

Make your miles matter and run to benefit
Give Kids The World Village!

When you register to run in the Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend, you are raising money to fund dream vacations for children with life-threatening illnesses from all over the world. Through your generous efforts as a Run GKTW team member, many precious children will experience the magic of Central Florida’s most beloved attractions and the happiness that inspires hope at Give Kids The World Village.

As a member of the Run GKTW Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend team, you commit to a fundraising minimum. Give Kids The World Village will provide the support and tools to help you achieve your fundraising goals.

 

Fundraising Packages

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Dopey Challenge – Only one registration left!

Thursday, January 5 – Sunday, January 8, 2017

Registration Fee: $560 (non-refundable; counts towards fundraising minimum)

Take part in four days of fun for a total of 48.6 miles in the all-new Dopey Challenge! Participants will run the 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Marathon. Participants must be at least 18 years of age.

Hotel Package

Fundraising Minimum: $2,700

Includes:

  • Everything listed in the standard package below
  • Three-night stay for January 5-7, 2017 at a predetermined Walt Disney World® Resort

Standard Package

Fundraising Minimum: $2,200

Includes:

  • Guaranteed registration for the Dopey Challenge
  • Team Run GKTW running shirt
  • Team Meetup during Marathon Weekend
  • Fundraising coach to guide you
  • All the benefits provided by runDisney
  • Access to discounted park tickets

 

Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge – Only three registrations left!

Saturday, January 7 – Sunday, January 8, 2017

Registration Fee: $365 (non-refundable; counts towards fundraising minimum)

Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge combines Saturday's Half Marathon over 13.1 miles through Magic Kingdom® Park and Epcot® — with Sunday's full Marathon which covers 26.2 miles through all four Walt Disney World® Theme Parks including Epcot®, Magic Kingdom® Park, Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park and Disney's Hollywood Studios®. Participants must be at least 18 years of age.

Hotel Package

Fundraising Minimum: $2,400

Includes:

  • Everything listed in the standard package below
  • Two-night stay for January 6 and 7, 2017 at a predetermined Walt Disney World® Resort

Standard Package

Fundraising Minimum: $2,000

Includes:

  • Guaranteed registration for the Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge
  • Team Run GKTW running shirt
  • Team Meetup during Marathon Weekend
  • Fundraising coach to guide you
  • All the benefits provided by runDisney
  • Access to discounted park tickets

 

Walt Disney World® Marathon

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Registration Fee: $180 (non-refundable; counts towards fundraising minimum)

A 26.2 mile run that'll take you through four Walt Disney World® theme parks and ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Participants must be at least 18 years of age.

Hotel Package

Fundraising Minimum: $1,900

Includes:

  • Everything listed in the standard package below
  • One-night hotel stay for January 7, 2017 at a predetermined Walt Disney World® Resort

Standard Package

Fundraising Minimum: $1,600

Includes:

  • Guaranteed registration for the Walt Disney World® Marathon
  • Team Run GKTW running shirt
  • Team Meetup during Marathon Weekend
  • Fundraising coach to guide you
  • All the benefits provided by runDisney
  • Access to discounted park tickets

 

Walt Disney World® Half Marathon – SOLD OUT!

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Registration Fee: $180 (non-refundable; counts towards fundraising minimum)

This amazing 13.1 mile course is a runner's delight, taking you through the magic, wonder, and sheer charm of Magic Kingdom® Park, then on to Epcot®, home of international World Showcase and Future World. The race concludes with a spectacular finish in the shadow of Spaceship Earth. Participants must be at least 14 years of age.

Hotel Package

Fundraising Minimum: $1,500

Includes:

  • Everything listed in the standard package below
  • One-night hotel stay for January 6, 2017 at a predetermined Walt Disney World® Resort

Standard Package

Fundraising Minimum: $1,250

Includes:

  • Guaranteed registration for the Walt Disney World® Half Marathon
  • Team Run GKTW running shirt
  • Team Meetup during Marathon Weekend
  • Fundraising coach to guide you
  • All the benefits provided by runDisney
  • Access to discounted park tickets

 

Walt Disney World® 10K

Friday, January 6, 2017

Registration Fee: $115 (non-refundable; counts towards fundraising minimum)

Join us for the Walt Disney World® 10K. This 6.2 mile course is the perfect distance for runners of all skill levels. Winding throughout Epcot® and the scenic World Showcase, it is the newest way to be part of the Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend. Participants must be at least 10 years of age.

Hotel Package

Fundraising Minimum: $1,000

Includes:

  • Everything listed in the standard package below
  • One-night hotel stay for January 5, 2017 at a predetermined Walt Disney World® Resort

Standard Package

Fundraising Minimum: $750

Includes:

  • Guaranteed registration for the Walt Disney World® 10K
  • Team Run GKTW running shirt
  • Team Meetup during Marathon Weekend
  • Fundraising coach to guide you
  • All the benefits provided by runDisney
  • Access to discounted park tickets

 

Virtual Runner

Registration Fee: $30 (non-refundable; counts towards fundraising minimum)

Already registered with runDisney, or can’t make it to the event but would still like to raise money and join Team Run GKTW? No worries at all, you can become a virtual runner for just $30.00.

Fundraising Minimum: $100

Includes:

  • Team Run GKTW running shirt
  • Team Meetup during Marathon Weekend
  • Fundraising coach to guide you
  • Access to discounted park tickets

 

Please note:

Due to the limited number of registrations allotted to GKTW, you are committing to a fundraising minimum. The minimum must be met by November 11, 2016, at 12:00 p.m. in order to receive race entry and other event incentives. If the goal is not met by the deadline, you will not be able to participate in the runDisney events. A non-refundable registration fee is due upon sign-up and is counted towards your fundraising minimum.

For complete race details and eligibility requirements, please visit the official Walt Disney World® Marathon Weekend event page.


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Why Join?

For a child battling a life-threatening illness, the chance to smile, laugh and truly be a kid may sometimes seem like a distant dream. By raising funds for Give Kids The World Village, you can help make that dream possible and bring happiness and hope to children who need it most!

Whether you’re running a 5k, 10k, Half or Full Marathon, you can make your miles matter by joining the Run GKTW team.

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